What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is an illness that can affect your lungs and airways.  It is caused by a virus called Coronavirus.

Vaccination against COVID-19

Vaccination is the most important thing you can do to protect your community against serious illnesses.  When enough people get vaccinated, it’s harder for a disease to spread to those who can’t have vaccines.

Patients will receive a letter inviting them to attend the practice for vaccination usually around May & October each year, usually if they are a member of one or more of the below groups:-

  • Patients over 75 years old
  • Patients with a number of health conditions
  • High risk and Immunosuppressed patients 

All other patients should avail of the vaccination via their local participating pharmacy

Advice for patients

Ensure you regularly wash your hands with warm soapy water and regularly wash down highly touched areas e.g. door handles or mobile phones (list is not exclusive)

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home and look after yourself as if you would any other cold or flu  while ensuring  self isolation for 7 days (scroll down for tips on managing coronavirus at home).

 Calling your GP surgery is only necessary if you have

  • an existing health condition which feels impacted by the virus
  • problems with your immune system
  • very serious symptoms

Again, do not attend the surgery. Please telephone for a triage appointment over the phone with a member of our team



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